Air defense of the Crimea will strengthen the division “Pantsir-S1”

Air defense of the Crimea will strengthen the division “Pantsir-S1”

Moscow. June 5. INTERFAX.RU Connection of air defence in Crimea in 2018 will be equipped with anti-aircraft missile division “Pantsir-S1”, said the commander of 4 army, air force and air defense of the southern military district Viktor Sevostyanov.

“All anti-aircraft missile regiments of the army, air force and air defense, which is based in Crimea, rearmed on anti-aircraft missile system “Triumph”. Is expected to supply anti-aircraft missile battalion “Carapace-C1″, which is part of the connection”, — he told journalists on Tuesday.

Sevostyanov said that s-400 “Triumph” has already been successfully are on combat duty, providing cover ships that go to sea.

Earlier it was reported that in the Crimea deployed two battalions of antiaircraft missile system (AAMS) s-400 “Triumph” air defense missile systems s-300 anti-aircraft missile and gun complexes “Carapace-C”.

In early may, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Bondarev said that the deployment of air defense systems s-400 “Triumph” and “Pantsir-s” in Crimea caused by the unfriendly actions of the West towards Russia.

Anti-aircraft missile and gun complex “Carapace-s” land and sea-based designed for middle cover civil and military facilities from all modern and promising means of air attack in any weather-climatic and electronic atmosphere day and night. The complex can also carry out protection defended object from ground and surface threats.